Abstinence vs. Sex Ed. The "abstinence-only" message, 82% of parents who have children 18 and younger support schools that teach this "comprehensive" approach (the term used by educators. The debate between "comprehensive sex education" (also just called "sex education") and "abstinence-only education" is long-standing in the United States, and exists in many other societies around the world that are split between more sexually progressive groups and generally those that oppose pre-marital sex.
As a result, public health coalitions, medical associations, and most American people support comprehensive education. Still, only 19 states require medically accurate sex education. Though President Obama has prioritized comprehensive sex education, 26 states require abstinence to be the focus of instruction. Teen pregnancy is a far-reaching. Abstinence Only vs. Comprehensive Sex Education 1 Introduction who report having had sex also reporting current “A mutually faithful monogamous relationship in the context of marriage is the expected standard of human sexual activity.” Different people will disagree about the veracity of this statement, butCited by:
Abstinence only education views sexual expression as sacred and it should only be within the sanctity of marriage. It discusses premarital sex as psychologically, emotionally, socially, and physically disadvantageous. On the other hand, comprehensive sex education looks at sexual expression as a Author: Gene Balinggan. The debate between “comprehensive sex education” (also just called “sex education”) and “abstinence-only education” is long-standing in the United States, and exists in many other societies around the world that are split between more sexually progressive groups and generally those that oppose pre-marital sex.